Average Bench: 54.6% (841st of 1057)

more Based on 9,586 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 45.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 28.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 183MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,586 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 383 431
49.7 Write 214 263
85.4 Mixed 225 258
48.4 SusWrite 183 257
55.9% 251 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 18.3 23
28.6 4K Write 62.3 95.5
9.71 4K Mixed 13.6 16.1
78.2% 31.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 119 180
49.9 DQ Write 118 218
15.4 DQ Mixed 22.8 24.6
43.5% 86.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 197 192 197 201 190 MB/s
Read 364
Write 200
Mixed 241
SusWrite 196
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 11.9
78% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 23.5
41% 80.7 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 189 185 203 203 MB/s
Read 352
Write 209
Mixed 209
SusWrite 192
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 13.3
77% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 23.7
41% 80.5 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0509
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 241 154 110 102 115 MB/s
Read 398
Write 258
Mixed 264
SusWrite 158
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 16.5
68% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 32.9
48% 88.9 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0509
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 153 153 154 136 108 MB/s
Read 388
Write 258
Mixed 263
SusWrite 149
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 15.3
68% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 33.2
48% 88.9 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 138 91 90 96 105 MB/s
Read 399
Write 247
Mixed 255
SusWrite 122
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 14.1
73% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 23.1
40% 78.4 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 178 227 208 203 209 MB/s
Read 306
Write 157
Mixed 218
SusWrite 199
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 13.8
68% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 20.8
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 16.2
24% 43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,075,775 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 6,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $565

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